If you have ever taken a workshop with me (if you haven't yet, check-out UPCOMING WORKSHOPS) then you may have heard me say this: All dance is sacred as long as the intent is sacred. This phrase was taken from a workshop that I took nearly three years ago with sacred dance pioneer Carla De … Continue reading A Match Made in Heaven: What It’s Really Like to Be Paired with a Sacred Dance Pioneer as Your Mentor
This post was originally featured in the Dance/NYC Junior Committee blog. For the past nine months, the Junior Committee has organized several events from The Bessies After Party, our professional development series, and most recently, the Dance/NYC Symposium After Party. Even after a string of success, it is interesting that our next major topic of … Continue reading Failure/Success through the Eyes of a Dancer Who Gave Up
This meme of Stan Lee, creator of Spider-Man, has been making the rounds of social media this week. The first time I saw it posted by a former cast member of mine, it struck a deep chord. For the longest time, I had felt exactly the same about my own profession and dreams. I felt … Continue reading All of my friends are nurses and teachers, and me?
I originally wrote this blog post for my own personal blog. However, I do feel some of the stories and wisdom found within here are important in defining my sacred dance journey. And perhaps you may find these little nuggets of wisdom helpful too! Impossible? It seemed so, but that was my point! I wanted … Continue reading What to Say on a Career Panel When You Don’t Even Have a Job